NSQF-Security Supervisor.pdf

Security Supervisor

  • Job DescriptionA Security Supervisor in the Private Security Sector is the first executive, who apart from his own duties has operational and administrative responsibilities towards a security unit comprising of 6-15 unarmed and armed security guards. They take over a shift, organize guarding duties as per organizational procedure and instructions from superiors; deploy manpower and resources optimally; allot duties to individuals and supervise their work. Supervisors also carry out security documentation, report security incidents to designated superior and agencies like police, fire and medical as the case may be.
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2018/SEC/DGT/02830
  • SectorPrivate Security
  • NSQF LevelLevel 5
  • Notional Hours160
  • Accrediting BodiesManagement & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council
  • Certifying BodiesManagement & Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Security Supervisor

  • International Comparability


  • Progression Pathway

    Security Supervisor (Career progression for an Security Supervisor with due learning and experience is Security Officer)

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    RPL protocols prepared and shared with the PSS

  • Qualification File NSQF-Security Supervisor.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    MEP/N7201 - Supervise a security unit Mandatory 22 5
    MEP/N7202 - Carry out job-specific security duties) Mandatory 8 5
    MEP/N7203 – Deal with lost & found property) Mandatory 6 5
    MEP/N7204 - Supervise security escort duties) Mandatory 8 5
    MEP/N7205 - Control access to the assigned premises) Mandatory 8 5
    MEP/N7101 - Security tasks in accordance with basic security practices Mandatory 12 4
    MEP/N7102 - Conform to rudimentary legal requirements of Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Act - 2005 when undertaking security tasks Mandatory 8 4
    MEP/N7103 - Provide private guarding service to people, property and premises Mandatory 12 4
    MEP/N7105 - Carry out screening and search activities to maintain security Mandatory 10 4
    MEP/N7106 - Control parking in designated areas Mandatory 10 4
    MEP/N7108 - Health and safety Mandatory 16 5
    MEP/N7109 - Security in commercial deployments Mandatory 10 5
    MEP/N7110 - Security in industrial deployments Mandatory 10 5
    MEP/N7111 - Positive projection of self and the organisation Mandatory 20 5
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